TRANSACTIONS:Claimed off waivers by the Detroit Lions on September 4, 2011.
- Released by the Washington Redskins on September 3, 2011.
- Signed as a free agent by the Redskins on April 29, 2010.
- Rushed for 261 yards on 65 carries and three touchdowns.
- Caught 39 passes for 309 yards and two touchdowns.
2011: Signed with the Lions on September 4. Has 58 carries for 195 yards and 2 TD on the ground this year.
- Inactive in season opener at Tampa Bay (9/11).
- Got his first game-action since joining the Lions in home opener vs. Kansas City (9/18). Carried the ball 9 times for 25 yards, including a 1-yard touchdown with 8:46 remaining in the game.
- Split carries with RB Maurice Morris vs. Atlanta (10/23). Finished with 9 for 44 yards (4.9 avg).
- Again sharing the load with RB Maurice Morris, he finished with 25 yards on 11 carries and 1 reception for 5 yards at Denver (10/30).
- Scored on a 16-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter vs. Green Bay (11/24). It was his second rushing touchdown of the season.
Four-year letterman who played in 47 games with three starts at LSU.
- 1,699 career rushing yards and 17 touchdowns. 28 receptions for 273 yards with two touchdowns.
- Ranked second on the team in rushing with 368 yards and four touchdowns during his senior season.
- Made his second career start against Louisiana Tech and carried the ball 15 times for a season-high 116 yards and two touchdowns.
- As a junior, ranked second on the team in rushing (417 yards).
- Registered his first career 100-yard rushing game (107) against Notre Dame in the Allstate Sugar Bowl as a freshman.
PERSONAL: Attended Northside High School in Lafayette for three years before transferring to Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va.
- Became the first running back in school history to rush for more than 1,000 yards at Hargrave.
- Named the offensive MVP of Class 4A in Louisiana in 2004.
WILLIAMS' SINGLE-GAME BESTS:
- Receptions: 6 at Ten. 11/21/10
- Receiving Yards: 60 vs. TB 12/12/10
- Long Reception: 36 vs. TB 12/12/10
- Receiving Touchdowns: 1 (twice) Last vs. Phi 11/15/10
- Rushing Attempts: 23 at Ten 11/21/10
- Rushing Yards: 89 vs. Phi 11/15/10
- Long Rush 32 vs. Phi 11/15/10
- Rushing Touchdowns: 2 vs. Phi 11/15/10